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Japanese ink painting - Learn to Paint Water Iris and Dragonflies



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Do you want to learn to paint step - by - step beautiful Irises and magical dragonflies?
With this online course published on Emagister and endorsed by ArtBrush - Japanese ink painting online school you will.

In this lesson, you will learn to paint water irises and dragonflies. We will begin this tutorial practising a variety of brush strokes, which you will use to paint a single iris flower in ink - your first composition.

You will then learn how to paint buds and opening flowers, to create your second composition. And finally, practice painting dragonflies in various positions to accompany your painting, you will be creating your third composition with ink and a touch of colour.

You will also learn about the aesthetic meaning of irises in Japanese art, and deepen into their meditative nature.

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About this course

IN THIS LESSON, YOU WILL: ✥ Learn how to prepare your workspace ✥ Learn how to hold the brush and make your own ink ✥ Learn step-by-step how to paint water iris & dragonflies in ink and colour ✥ Use Japanese watercolours ✥ Create your very own beautiful ink paintings ✥ Deepen your experience of the meditative nature of ink painting ✥ Understand the aesthetic meaning of irises in Japanese art THE LESSON ALSO INCLUDES: ✥ Tools and materials check-list ✥ Downloadable PDF worksheet to accompany each lesson ✥ 3 additional compositions for you to practice in your own time Upon completion of your lesson you will achieve at least three new composition of water iris & dragonflies. And become confident using the Japanese brush, ink, colour, and paper. You will further your understanding of this practice, and discover an open gate to further your own creative journey.

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own

Absolutely! Many professional artists and designers have been studying with Talia and have benefited from the Japanese art and practice aesthetics. The courses offer new ways of observing nature and understanding painting composition and space in a way unique to Japanese ink painting.

Yes! Please view the short 'check list' video and PDF for help in setting up your workspace and for preparing your tool-set for the courses. You can choose from a selection of 3 comprehensive sets of tools and materials. You can do this via the school on: These sets were especially curated by Talia for the school in collaboration with our supplier in Japan. Each set is of high quality and designed to last a lifetime. Your ordered set will arrive direct from Japan. Expect up to 2 weeks for delivery, local taxes are not included. Alternatively, depending upon where you are based around the globe, you may get individual tools and materials at your local Japanese/Chinese art supply shop or at some general art supply shops. You can also find online a variety of budget sets. Once you learn on the course, and understand about your toolkit, you will be able to easily sort out what you need.

Yes! The course is designed with beginners and intermediate students in mind, as well as, those who are keen to deepen their knowledge of the field. There are many step-by-step videos that are perfect for anyone just getting started. No previous experience in art or ink painting is required. The course is for mixed-level abilities.

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  • Meditation
  • Colour therapy
  • Composition
  • Painter
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Zen
  • Japanese
  • Culture
  • Japanese ink painting
  • Calligraphy
  • Ink
  • Sumie
  • Irises
  • Dragonflies
  • Japanese water color

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Talia Lehavi

Talia Lehavi


Course programme


  • Promo - water irises and dragonflies
  • ArtBrush introduction
  • Learning Japanese ink painting - introduction
  • The aesthetic meaning of ‘irises at the eight plan bridge’
  • Your workspace
  • Tools and materials - The four treasures
  • Making ink and how to hold the brush
  • Your check list

Water Iris and Dragonflies
  • Introduction
  • Brush practice - 'sword like stroke'
  • Brush practice - 'ink gradation'
  • How to paint leaves
  • How to paint a flower
  • Promo - composition I
  • Painting an iris flower - composition I
  • How to paint buds
  • Irises - composition II
  • Promo - dragonflies
  • How to paint dragonflies
  • Soul meditation - beauty and magic
  • Irises and dragonflies - composition III
  • 3 addittional compositions for you to practice in your own time
  • Outro

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Japanese ink painting - Learn to Paint Water Iris and Dragonflies

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